Are you a bibliophile? Bookworm? A reader by heart? Or anyone who’s willing to develop the reading habit?
Then this blog is for you.
It will take you to the best online bookstores in Pakistan. These eStores are best to get your educational, academic, new books, used books, and more.
Let’s get started:
Liberty is Pakistan’s largest and one of the best online bookstores with ten outlets in the country. It was started in 1952 in Karachi and now has a presence all over Pakistan. From fiction to nonfiction, children and Urdu books, it has a diverse variety of 90,000 titles ready to deliver to your home. The driving force behind Liberty is to create a well-read nation and that’s why they are always up to serve your orders online. If any book isn’t available, you can also request the book on their website.
- Best for: Fiction, Non-fiction, Urdu books, Children’s books
- Shipping Charges: Rs,150
- Website: www.libertybooks.com
‘Readings’ is also the largest online book resource in Pakistan. It was started in 2006 as a local shop in Lahore that sold used books but now its mission has expanded all over the country. They make the delivery possible at affordable prices. Whether you want old or new books, you can shop on their website and place your order. With a range of 70+ categories available, you can choose your best pick. If in case, you don’t find your specific read, leave a request on their site. You can also order via telephone, email or SMS.
- Best for Biographies, Autobiographies, Science, Religion, Politics, Literature
- Shipping Charges: Free on orders of Rs, 500 or above.
- Website: www.readings.com.pk
Saeed Book Bank
Saeed book bank is the leading online bookseller of Pakistan who was established in 1955 to work for the spread of knowledge in the best possible way. It’s a top-rated and one of the old book sites Pakistan who have a wide collection of books on all genres. From philosophy, fiction to cultural history and academics, their humongous collection is the go-to spot for many readers in Pakistan. Even if you don’t find the book of your choice, you can send a special request to them on their online portal. It’s a widely popular and oldest bookstore in Pakistan.
- Best for: All kind of books
- Shipping Charges: Free on orders of Rs, 1000 and above.
- Website: www.saeedbookbank.com
Paramount is the oldest bookshop in Pakistan which was started in 1948. Now it’s one of the leading publisher and booksellers who also caters to your online book request. From medical, professional to general, and social sciences, they serve a wide array of genres. The bookstore has outlets in Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Abbottabad, Islamabad, Hyderabad, and Faisalabad. You can order books online and pay them via Easy Paisa, UBL Omni, Bank transfer, and cash on delivery.
- Best for Academic, Children, Medical, Science, Business
- Shipping Charges: Depend upon the order
- Website: www.paramountbooks.com.pk
If you’re searching for your favorite book and aren’t able to find it anywhere, try the online bookstore Bukhari Books. It has a catalogue of millions of books under vast categories. Whether you want books on sale or new arrivals, you can shop on the website and get the titles you want. They have their book outlet in Lahore but deliver books all over Pakistan. In addition, Bukhari books also have a huge collection of stationery items, eBooks, CDs, DVDs, Blu-Rays, games, and other products.
- Best for Urdu, Islamic, Business, Novels, Children books
- Shipping Charges: Rs, 300 all over Pakistan
- Website: www.bukharibooks.com
It’s the go-to place for readers who are looking to get the most at cheap prices. BookBerry has a huge collection of audiobooks, e-books, children’s reads, and fiction, and non-fiction novels. You can also find academic books here. The best thing about them is that they emphasize the reading culture through their inspiring Youtube videos. They bring unique summaries and stories for you that encourages you to pick the book. If you’re an avid ebook reader, you can download the free ebooks from the site. Along with the titles, you can also shop goodies and other book-related items on their website.
- Best for: Self-help, fiction, Nonfiction, Academic, Kids, Urdu books
- Shipping Charges: Rs, 100 for Karachi and Rs, 200 for other cities
- Website: www.bookberry.pk
Online Books Outlet
Online Books Outlet is known for its massive stock of new books for children, teens, and adults. If you love to shop for new books at economical prices then they are the best fit for you. The fueling force behind their outlet is the passion to make Pakistan read. Along with the bundle of books they sell, they are also known for keeping quality and customer support on top. So, that’s why you’ll always find them delivering what they display on their site.
- Best for: Children, Academics, Fiction, Nonfiction, Urdu Literature
- Shipping Charges: Rs, 100 for order below 500 and free on orders above 500
- Website: www.onlinebooksoutlet.com
Established in June 2008, Da’wah Books is an independent, non-profit initiative that aims to facilitate the propagation of authentic Islamic knowledge. It’s the best online bookstore in Karachi that serves religious books all over Pakistan. Whether you need books on Islamic literature, contemporary issues, history, Muslim men and women, their vast stock can be best for growing your learnings. It’s most recommended for early birds to Islam or anyone who’s willing to expand their mindset towards religion. Indeed, a unique and authentic source to diversify your knowledge about Islam. They also deliver books worldwide.
- Best for: Islamic books
- Shipping Charges: Rs, 170 for Karachi. For other cities, the price depends on the order weight.
- Website: www.dawahbooks.com.pk
Founded by a group of dedicated readers, Global Books is the go-to spot for people who wants to read international books. They stock the books from Amazon, eBay and other international book stores and sell them to Pakistani customers at cheap prices. But not to worry as the quality is never compromised on the used books. The aim is to deliver in every corner of Pakistan. If you’re a writer, you can also offer a book on this platform. Moreover, if you want any international book, you can add a special request on their site. It’s the best website to buy used books online in Pakistan.
- Best for English books, Novels, Fiction, Nonfiction, Urdu, Children books
- Shipping Charges: Rs, 150, free above orders of Rs, 1500
- Website: www.globalbooks.com.pk
Gufhtugu publication is the largest online bookstore in Pakistan which is founded with the vision to make people read. They have thousands of titles of international authors which are translated into Urdu. The objective is to overcome the language obstacle to incline people towards books. You’ll find a great number of technology books, personal development, parenting, novels, Islamic, and educational books on their portal.
- Best for Tech, education, business, personal development, health, literature, novels (translated in Urdu), Urdu books
- Website: www.gufhtugu.com
It’s an online book bazaar that delivers new books all across the world at a reasonable cost. They have a ton of Urdu novels and titles under different sections which you can choose according to your choice. They have been delivering their stock to 207 countries. Widely known as an online Urdu bookstore, they never miss any request on their website to send you books. You can view all books on their site and also sort the list from your favorite authors.
- Best for Urdu books in all categories
- Shipping Charges: Rs,100
- Website: www.linkshop.pk
Daraz is a leading eCommerce store in Pakistan which sells all kind of products from home accessories to electronic items and more. But the good thing is that you can also get your books from their eCommerce venture. They have above 50,000 books available on Daraz Mall. You can get them at a sale or discounted price. Also, you can sort books according to the age group and category you want.
- Best for: Education books, Local Literature, English Romance, Children books
- Shipping Charges: Below Rs, 100
- Website: www.daraz.pk
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Book Bee offers a huge collection of books on various topics of your choice. The mission is to enlighten you with amazing reads and stories. The store is quite popular for Urdu novels, used books in good condition, and thousands of other books in different genres.
Page source: https://www.facebook.com/bookbeeofficial
The Book Shop
If you’re looking for discounted books at low prices then the book shop is best to go with. It has a huge collection of self-help books, novels, educational, business, Islamic, and Urdu books.
My Online Bookshop
Started in 2014, the Facebook page has gained a mass reputation for selling cheap books in Pakistan. The categories they are widely popular are academic, children, Urdu, English novels, magazines, and Islamic books.
Page source: https://www.facebook.com/MyOnlineBookShop/
One of the famous online bookstores in Pakistan which sell books at economical rates. The categories they are widely known for include Urdu, Islamic, current affairs, business, novels, and children’s books.
Page source: https://www.facebook.com/OnlineBookStoreOfficial/
Online Urdu Bazaar
They deal in all kinds of fiction and non-fiction books, commerce books, engineering books, medical and dental books, and various books on different subjects.
Page source: https://www.facebook.com/onlineurdubazarkarachi
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